If all cars were electric, UK carbon emissions would drop by 12%

The COVID-19 lockdown has led to reduced pollution and emissions in the UK and around the world, […]

210th Podcast: Stanford’s Paul Ehrlich Discusses the On-Going (and Accelerating) Sixth Mass Extinction

Our planet is currently experiencing its sixth mass extinction.  Over the past 450 million years the planet […]

Pongo tapanuliensis - Tapanuli Orangutan in tree

Hydroelectric dam threatens to wipe out world’s rarest ape

A hydroelectric plant and dam, already in the works, could drive the newly identified Tapanuli orangutan to […]

The Damage We’re Not Attending To

Scientists who study complex systems offer solutions to the pandemic World War II bomber planes returned from […]

Anticiper la crise d’après – anticipating the post-crisis

Executive summary After more than 10,000 years of relative stability—the full span of human civilization—the Earth’s climate […]

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Educating Girls is More Effective in the Climate Emergency than many Green Technologies

Hydrogen powered superyachts and donations from billionaires often grab headlines in the fight against climate change. Whilst […]

Nobody takes the renewable energy transition seriously

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Despite all the demands from […]

In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S.

The coronavirus has pushed the coal industry to once-unthinkable lows, and the consequences for climate change are […]

The world is on lockdown. So where are all the carbon emissions coming from?

Pedestrians have taken over city streets, people have almost entirely stopped flying, skies are blue (even in […]

Understanding Our Pandemic – Economy Predicament

The world’s number one problem today is that the world’s population is too large for its resource […]

The Fallacy of Endless Economic Growth

What economists around the world get wrong about the future. The idea that economic growth can continue […]

The Fierce Urgency of Now.* The Deployment of Negative Emission Technologies (Nets) by Regional International Organizations



Only ecology-based economies can avoid future catastrophe

Much has been made of the brief respite in carbon emissions that coronavirus has given the world. […]

How Things Got So Fracking Bad in Ohio

Ohio’s natural gas production has swelled more than 2,200 percent in just seven years. But some residents […]

An Overview of the Systemic Implications of the Coronavirus

With the exception of some public talks, I’ve largely been quiet the last five years on social […]

Pedagogy of Bioregional Regeneration

This remarkable conceptual framework comes to us from Joe Brewer. Much of our work at NewStories is […]

Climate Change and Peak Oil: The Urgent Need for a Transition to a Non-Carbon-Emitting Society

The strong environmental effects of greenhouse gas emissions derived from oil use and the negative socioeconomic consequences […]

a wave made of oil

Why Climate Activist Welcome Peak Oil

Climate Change is the worst environmental crisis ever. It is a problem of fossil fuel dependency, and […]

Can ‘peak oil’ help slow climate change?

“Peak oil” describes the point at which the production of petroleum reaches its final high-point and begins a terminal […]

Apocalypse | 1992 | Walter W. Ferguson

Will peak oil save Earth’s climate?

This year, international delegates gathered in Katowice, Poland for the thirty-second international climate meeting in 40 years. […]

Image: D'où Venons Nous / Que Sommes Nous / Où Allons Nous. P. Gaugin 1897

Nate Hagens: The Collision

Is climate change just a symptom? Dr. Nate Hagens says we need a change of cultural purpose, […]

Lab-grown food will soon destroy farming – and save the planet

Scientists are replacing crops and livestock with food made from microbes and water. It may save humanity’s […]

Into Raging Sea

With waters rising around them, Pacific Islanders are marrying Space Age technology with ancestral wisdom. The state […]